Football picks up in Africa despite Covid-19

Posted by - July 29, 2020

Morocco decided to re-open its Major League Football tournament the Botola Pro 1, after four months away from the pitch. Leader of the competition before Covid 19 put a stop to the Botola, Wydad Athletic Club is aiming to maintain itself at the top of the league, with only 9 games to play. Despite its draw

COVID-19: CAF Competitions to go Ahead Despite Risk of Disease

Posted by - March 13, 2020

While the World Health Organization has declared that the Coronavirus has moved from epidemic to pandemic status, more worrying than ever, the Confederation of African Football has decided to maintain the programming of all its competitions, namely, the qualifiers for the CAN 2021 scheduled for 25-31 March, and the CHAN 2020 to be held from 4 to 25 April.

Zimbabwe Barred from Hosting International Matches

Posted by - February 26, 2020

Zimbabwe has been barred from hosting any international matches until further notice after its main stadiums failed to meet required standards. Zimbabwe’s FA (Zifa) says the Confederation of African Football (Caf) took the decision after inspecting stadiums in November. It means that Zimbabwe’s key 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Algeria next month will

2021 Africa Cup of Nations to Begin 9 January – Cameroon

Posted by - January 16, 2020

Cameroon has announced that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will start on 9 January after its dates were hitherto moved. The tournament was scheduled to take place in June and July but was changed because of the “unfavourable” weather in the country at that time of year. It means a number of Premier League

Again, goal lord, Mo Salah wins African Player of the Year

Posted by - January 9, 2019

Egypt and Liverpool striker, Mohamed Salah, on Tuesday night won the 2018 CAF Player of the Year for the second time in a row. The Egyptian had a wonderful 2017/2018 season, leading the Reds to a second place finish in the UEFA Champions League and grabbing the golden boot in the Premier League. He also

AFCON 2019: CAF set to inspect Cameroon the third time

Posted by - August 1, 2018

The third mission of experts from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will visit Cameroon from August 4 to 10 to inspect infrastructure ahead of next year’s hosting of the African Cup of Nations. The 32nd AFCON tournament scheduled for June-July 2019 in Cameroon will for the first time see the participation of twenty-four teams.